Northumbria Police sign Dying to Work charter to protect terminally ill staff

‘Our officers and staff help so many people in their times of need – it’s only right that our organisations do the same’

Branch resources review underway

Providing all branches with effective support and resources is UNISON’s ‘key priority’

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Get elected – and help UNISON remain relevant and effective in the 2020s

The nomination period is about to open for this year’s service group executive elections

2019 reviewed – part two

Despite the challenge posed by Boris, Brexit and a bitter general election, UNISON members continued to fight for quality public services and workers’ rights

A year in UNISON: 2019 reviewed – part one

A lot happened in the UK in 2019. But as usual, UNISON members stuck to their principles, kept their feet on the ground and scored some notable victories

Bradford NHS members suspend strike action

UNISON to present its case to trust for services to remain in-house

UNISON urges an end to the ‘ongoing crisis in social care’

‘A decade of austerity has ravaged social care’, conference delegates are told

Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum

Zimbabwean union leader talks of battle against injustice

“The situation resembles a war zone in a country that is not at war.”

UNISON condemns the soaring need for food banks in the UK as a ‘national disgrace’

The Trussell Trust distributed a record 1.6 million emergency food parcels in the past year, amid renewed calls for government to end the five-week wait for Universal Credit

‘Once in a generation opportunity to put younger workers at the heart of our union’

Health delegates embrace the commitments of UNISON’s year of young workers

Nursing associates a ‘fantastic addition’ to the NHS team

Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Andrea Sutcliffe praises the new members of the register – and launches development of five-year strategy at health conference

Safe staffing a ‘vital’ campaign for NHS’s frontline staff

Delegates hear that patients and staff alike are suffering from chronic shortages

‘The government may have ground to a halt – but our union hasn’t’

Dave Prentis sings the praises of members, while outlining the aims and challenges ahead

Mental health services ‘broken and heading for crisis’

Staff are burnt out and ‘leaving in droves‘ UNISON health delegates are told